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Old English Ballads. A Collection of Favourite Ballads of the Olden Time #22365


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ItemID:22365

Title:Old English Ballads. A Collection of Favourite Ballads of the Olden Time

Author:Various

Publisher:Ward, Lock and Tyler

Date:no date given, approximately 1875

Booktype:Hardback

Size:Octavo (over 7-10 inches tall)

Description:272 pages with 11 introductory pages and a 4 page publishers catalogue at rear, illustrated throughout with engravings, illuminated capitals and decorations to chapterheads etc.

Binding:Plum cloth with ornate black and gilt title and decorations to front and spine, blind stamped decorations to rear, all edges gilt, bevelled boards

Condition:Half an inch of cloth missing at head of spine, tail of spine chipped, corners rubbed, front hinge weak, binding cracked at page 104 with several gatherings loose, spine sunned, preliminaries and final pages a little spotted, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, a worn but serviceable copy

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